[whatwg] input type="url" allow URLs without http:// prefix
foolistbar at googlemail.com
Sun Jul 12 02:15:50 PDT 2009
On 12 Jul 2009, at 10:46, Bruce Lawson wrote:
> The eleventy squillion WordPress sites out there that allow comments
> ask for your web page address as well as name and email. The method
> of entering a URL does not require the http:// prefix; just
> beginning the URL with www is accepted.
> As it's very common for people to drop the http:// prefix on
> advertising, business cards etc (and who amongst us reads out the
> prefix when reading a URL on the phone?) I'd like to suggest that
> input type="url" allows the http:// prefix to be optional on input
> and, if ommitted, be assumed when parsing.
How do we tell apart "foo.html" (a relative URL) and "example.com" (a
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